Last updated: March 18, 2016
If you create an account to access the Services, we may require you to submit certain personal information, such as your name, title, affiliated educational institution and/or sports team, email address, phone number, and account password (“Personal Information”). You are responsible for the accuracy of such Personal Information. We use Personal Information for the following general purposes: provision of services, customer support, billing, and account identification and authentication. We may ask you for Personal Information for the purpose of authenticating your account or for other purposes, as we deem necessary.
When you visit the Site, we use Google Analytics to collect information about the computers, phones, and other devices you use to access the Site (such as the IP address, access time, and websites visited immediately before and after visiting the Site). This information helps us understand how users find and interact with the Site, and we do not share it with third parties.
When you use the Services, we collect information about the computers, phones, and other devices you use to access the Services (such as the IP address, geographic location, and type of device) and information about how you use the Services (such as the content you view or engage with and the frequency and duration of your activities). We also collect the content and other information you provide when you use the Services (such as the date a file is uploaded or created, communications between users, and user groups). This information helps to verify accounts and activity and generally allows us to understand how users interact with the Services, which helps us provide effective customer support, improve the Services, and develop new products and features. We do not share this information with third parties.
We may utilize cookies and other technologies to recognize you and customize your experience. Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, and they allow us to count the number of visitors to the Site and users of the Services, distinguish repeat visitors from new visitors, save user preferences, and track user trends. For example, cookies may allow us to save your account username so that you do not need to enter it each time you access your account. When analyzed, Site and Services usage information helps us determine how visitors arrive at the Site, what type of content is most popular, and what type of visitors are interested in particular types of content. We do not link cookies to any Personal Information.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable cookies by accessing the “help” tab in your browser.
Any of the activities described herein regarding the collection of Site and Services usage information may be performed on our behalf by third party service providers.
The information we collect is stored on a secure, password-protected server, and only authorized personnel have access to it. We use third party vendors and hosting services to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to operate the Site and the Services, and we own the code, databases, and all rights therein. The Site and the Services are hosted on servers in the United States. We incorporate reasonable measures to protect and secure Personal Information and account data and files, but we cannot guarantee that internet or wireless data transmission and electronic information storage is 100% secure.
We may disclose aggregate statistics regarding users and user behavior that do not identify any individual user. We also may use certain non-sensitive information (such as your name, affiliated educational institution, or sports team name or logo) in our customer lists and promotional materials and for other marketing purposes. By using the Services without notifying us otherwise, you consent to our use of such information for marketing purposes. If you do not want this information to be used by us for such purposes, inform us by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may share certain information with vendors that help with our business operations, such as our employees, customer support personnel, payment processing companies, and companies that assist in processing, storing, and delivering information for our general operations or the provision of the Services. These vendors are obligated to protect confidential information.
We may disclose, without notice to you, Personal Information (i) to comply with court orders, legal processes, or other valid law enforcement measures; (ii) as required by applicable law or regulation; (iii) to verify or enforce compliance with the terms, conditions, and policies governing the Site and the Services; or (iv) to protect the legal rights or interests of us, our users, or others.
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